Release of the first image from LDCM
is a great step toward ensuring these improved instruments provide the nation with the most up-to-date understanding of changes taking place across the planet," said Robert D.
For more information on these first LDCM
images, visit: http://go.
will be a data specification-based procurement for seasonal, global, highly calibrated, multi-spectral imaging of the Earth's land surface.
is the best Landsat satellite ever built," said Jim Irons, a LDCM
project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DUNMORE Corporation multi-layer insulation (MLI) materials are protecting the newest satellite in a 38-year program recording changes of the Earth's surface as NASA successfully launched the LDCM
yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
With the LDCM
satellite, ATK is building on a strong heritage of providing flight precision spacecraft structures for important NASA science missions.
spacecraft, built by Orbital Sciences Corp.
For more information about the LDCM
mission, visit http://www.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center manages the LDCM
We are privileged to work together with NASA and such a strong LDCM
mission team," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Mission Operations.
Following final tests, the LDCM
satellite will be attached to an Atlas V rocket and launched into space February 11, 2013.
Ken Schwer, LDCM
project manager, Goddard Space Flight Center